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'''Pita''' or '''pitta''' ( or ) also known as '''Syrian Bread''' or '''Arabic Bread''', is a soft, slightly leavened flatbread baked from wheat flour that originated in the Near East, most probably Mesopotamia around 2500 BC. It is used in many Mediterranean cuisine|Mediterranean, Balkan cuisine|Balkan and Middle Eastern cuisine|Middle Eastern cuisines and resembles other slightly leavened flatbreads such as Iranian cuisine|Iranian ''barbari bread|nan-e barbari'', South Asian cuisine|South Asian flatbreads and Central Asian cuisine|Central Asian ''naan'', and pizza crust.
CountryMediterranean Sea|Mediterranean and Middle East
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Served| main_ingredient = Flour and water
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